JAKE ARRIETA RUMORS & GOSSIP
Let’s go back to 1920. Let’s look at starting pitchers who threw at least 75 innings in consecutive big-league seasons. Relative to last year, Jake Arrieta‘s K-BB% has improved by 14 percentage points. That’s the fourth-greatest improvement within the sample. Relative to last year, Arrieta’s FIP- has improved by 64 points. That’s the single greatest […]
UPDATE:Since his June 18th start, when this post was originally written, Arrieta has made 15 more starts, winning 6 of them, and even with 2 rough starts in August, never saw his season ERA hit 2.90. We followed along closely in the 2nd half, and based on our scoring system, Jake Arrieta was the 40th best pitcher in fantasy baseball after the All-Star Game. Arrieta is one of...
The Reds nearly got no-hit by Jake Arrieta last night. They ended up “only” getting one-hit. So how did Reds manager Bryan Price respond? HE BENCHED EVERYONE:
— John Fay (@johnfayman) September 17, 2014
Well, pretty close to it, anyway. Ryan Ludwick and Ramon Santiago are...
Jake Arrieta dominated the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday night. The Chicago Cubs hurler threw his first career shutout, surrendering just one hit and one walk while fanning 13 hitters. It was the best performance in what has been an excellent season for the 28 year-old right-hander.
Arrieta broke into the major leagues with the Baltimore Orioles in 2010. In parts of four seasons with...
Jake Arrieta had an almost-no-hitter tonight.
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Unfortunately, Brandon Phillips hit a deep drive that Matt Szczur missed by inches, and that was that.
This will not be the last time we see Arrieta flirt with a no-no, I think. Remember this? And there were other outings where he didn’t give up a hit for a while, including the game I went...
CHICAGO (AP) Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs has not allowed a hit through six innings against the Cincinnati Reds.
Chicago leads 2-0 against Reds ace Johnny Cueto.
Arrieta has faced the minimum 18 batters. He issued a leadoff walk in the fourth inning to Billy Hamilton, who was caught stealing on the next pitch.
Arrieta has thrown 65 pitches, 43 for strikes.
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago
After today’s 2-1 victory over the first-place Baltimore Orioles, the Chicago Cubs were able to complete the sweep against a team that had only been swept one time all season long. This series was the second consecutive series against a team that is in contention for a playoff spot, a theme that will be familiar from here on out.
The remainder of the Cubs schedule...
Sixty-five-year-old Chicago Cubs fan Mike Pullin of Rochelle, Ill., made an incredible catch at Wrigley Field Monday night — and then he pulled the old switcheroo.
Pullin sat in the last row of the left field bleachers armed with a baseball glove.
The Milwaukee Brewers’ Mark Reynolds hit his 20th homer of the season off a pitch from the Cubs’ Jake Arrieta in the second inning.
.163 is the batting average opponents have had against Jake Arrieta since the trade of Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel. This is the type of stat that many thought Arrieta would be able to put up year in and year out.
Once a top prospect in the Baltimore Orioles organization, Arrieta never could find his groove with the Orioles. In 69 career games pitched (63 starts), Arrieta posted...
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With some of his recent struggles, some Oriole fans are questioning if Jake Arrieta needs to be sent back to Norfolk for awhile or at least removed from the Oriole rotation. While his hot start was a bit of a mirage, he has been and continues to be a fairly effective pitcher who has just gone through a rough patch.From Fangraphs.com, observe stats from the last six starts for Arrieta...